Re: Potential Quckie Owner's questions -- correction


Jim Patillo
 

Steve,

Minor detail. You should know that you can fly any type airplane and
then jump right in a Q200 and fly it! Shame on you!

Jim P. N46JP Q200

--- In Q-LIST@..., "Steve" <sham@i...> wrote:
Except fot the fact that the wheel is on the wrong end of the
plane.

Steve Ham
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From: flywarrior
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Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2005 10:25 AM
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Potential Quckie Owner's questions --
correction


I suggest you qualify in a Piper Tomahawk if you can find some
one with a
Q-2. It takes off and lands at 70 knots and is a good transition
aircraft to
use when moving in to a high performance aircraft.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Perry" <dmperry1012@c...>
To: <Q-LIST@...>
Sent: Saturday, August 27, 2005 11:30 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Potential Quckie Owner's questions --
correction


> Sorry, I wrote "over 40 mph with the VW engine or at slower
speeds" but I
> meant over 40 miles per gallon with the VW or at slower speeds.
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> Mike Perry
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> At 08:46 PM 8/26/2005 -0700, you wrote:
>>Hi Dave -- I once considered buying a Katana so I'll take a
shot at this.
>>
>>You are talking about two totally different aircraft. The
Katana is a
>>trainer, flies safe, lands slow (about 50 knots on final). The
Q2/Q200 is
>>a hot rod. It flies safe but it lands very hot -- 75 knots or
greater on
>>final. The canard design makes it very safe, there is no stall
of the
>>main
>>wing. It is very efficient, with guys getting 30+ miles per
gallon, and
>>over 40 mph with the VW engine or at slower speeds.
>>
>>Also: The Q family are all experimental/homebuilt. No two are
>>alike. They require careful study of their idiosyncrasies, and
you will
>>have to be more involved in the maintenance. They can be
wonderful
>>airplanes, but they can also be dangerous (read the old
newsletters about
>>first flight fatalities).
>>
>>Perhaps the biggest difference is experimental vs. certified.
If your
>>experience is all in Cessna/Piper/Diamond trainers, you will
find huge
>>differences. I suggest you read "Spam Can or Homebuilt?" in
the May 2005
>>Aviation Consumer. I don't agree with everything said in the
article, but
>>it will give you a good place to start from.
>>
>>If you are still interested in a Q2/Q200 I suggest you come to
a fly-in or
>>visit a builder before you go any further.
>>
>>Mike Perry
>>(Still building)
>>
>>
>>At 07:47 PM 8/26/2005 +0000, you wrote:
>> >Good day,
>> >I've been looking at a q2 or q200 as a quick, efficient way
of getting
>> >around. But before I dive in, I'd like to know so
information and
>> >some solid number from both by people who actually fly them.
>> >How does it handle compared to a Katana? How does it stall?
>> >Whats the normal cruise speed? (really, dont exaggerate)
>> >Any tendency to spin?
>> >What the GPH rate at Cruise speed?
>> >How wide is the cabin?
>> >I have a million questions, but ill start with these.
>> >I've read all the quickie websites, but the numbers always
vary.
>> >Thanks again,
>> >Dave Robins 4V
>> >
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